PLEASANT MANSON BUCK
Source: Crawfordsville Star January 13, 1898
Pleasant Buck died at the home of his brother, on west Main street, on Wednesday, Jan. 5 of cancer of the stomach. For a long time he was an awful sufferer. He was unmarried and was by profession a teacher. In 1896 he was the democratic nominee for surveyor. In every respect he was an excellent young man. The funeral occurred at the Christian Church at 2 o’clock on Friday and was under the auspices of the Red Men of which the deceased was an active member. The ministers in charge were Revs. Davis and Hammond.
Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal, 7 January 1898
Pleasant Manson Buck, the well known school teacher, died Wednesday at his brother's home on west Main street, having been ill for some months with cancer. The funeral occurs Friday afternoon at the Christian church at _ o'clock conducted by Elder Plunkett, interment at Oak Hill. Mr. Buck was at one time a student of Wabash College and during the last campaign made the race for county surveyor on the Democratic ticket. - thanks Kim H for all of these obits :) You rock, kiddo!
Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal, 14 January 1898
Resolutions of Condolence Scioto Tribe No. 100, I. O. R. M., of this city at their last meeting ordered the following resolutions published: Whereas, It has pleased the Kish-a-Manitou to transfer our brother, Pleasant M. Buck, from the hunting grounds of our tribe to the happy hunting grounds beyond, Resolved, That it is with a deep feeling of the sense of our mortality and our dependence on the Great Spirit that while sadness fills our wigwam, we submit to the will of the Great Spirit realizing that we cannot call him back, but by following his 'good deeds under the banner of freedom, friendship and charity, we may again meet him in the great wigwam above, where the council fire of love burneth forever Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family of deceased brother and published in the papers. Man Tannenbaum Robert C. Ross, L. W. Otto, Committee.